Daniel Kilgore (American football)

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Daniel Kilgore
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Kilgore with the San Francisco 49ers in 2012
No. 67 – Miami Dolphins
Personal information
Born: (1987-12-18) December 18, 1987 (age 31)
Kingsport, Tennessee
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:308 lb (140 kg)
Career information
High school:Dobyns-Bennett
(Kingsport, Tennessee)
College:Appalachian State
NFL Draft:2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:78
Games started:43
Player stats at NFL.com

Daniel Ray Kilgore (born December 18, 1987) is an American football center for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Appalachian State and attended Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport, Tennessee.

Professional career[edit]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Daniel Kilgore embraces Colt McCoy in a game against the Washington Redskins

Kilgore was drafted by the 49ers in the fifth round, 163rd overall, in the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

At the end of the 2012 season, Kilgore and the 49ers appeared in Super Bowl XLVII. In the game, he contributed on special teams, but the 49ers fell to the Baltimore Ravens by a score of 34–31.[2]

On February 27, 2014, the 49ers signed Kilgore to a contract extension that kept him on the roster through 2017.[3]

Kilgore was placed on injured reserve on December 13, 2016.[4]

On February 14, 2018, the 49ers signed Kilgore to a three-year contract extension for $12 million with $7 million guaranteed, keeping him under contract through the 2020 season.[5][6]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On March 15, 2018, the 49ers traded Kilgore and their seventh-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, number 237 overall, to the Miami Dolphins for a seventh-round pick, number 233 overall.[7] The move was precipitated by the 49ers' signing of free agent center Weston Richburg the day before. He started the first four games at center before suffering a torn triceps in Week 4.[8] He was placed on injured reserve on October 2, 2018.[9]


  1. ^ "2011 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  2. ^ "Super Bowl XLVII - San Francisco 49ers vs. Baltimore Ravens - February 3rd, 2013". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 2, 2017.
  3. ^ Williamson, Bill (February 27, 2014). "Daniel Kilgore receives new deal". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 9, 2016.
  4. ^ Fann, Joe (December 13, 2016). "49ers Place C Daniel Kilgore on Injured Reserve, Promote OL Alex Balducci to Active Roster". 49ers.com.
  5. ^ "49ers Sign C Daniel Kilgore to a Three-year Contract Extension". 49ers.com. February 14, 2018.
  6. ^ Wesseling, Chris (February 14, 2018). "Niners center Daniel Kilgore signs 3-year extension". NFL.com.
  7. ^ "49ers trade Kilgore to Dolphins, Richburg is new center". The Mercury News. March 15, 2018. Retrieved May 27, 2018.
  8. ^ Williams, Charean (October 1, 2018). "Report: Dolphins fear torn triceps for Daniel Kilgore". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  9. ^ "Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. October 2, 2018.

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